back to article Gull triphibiandroid sold to Welsh gov

Most types of aircraft that one can imagine have been robotised over the last decade or so. We've seen aerial attack birds, droid-copters, stealth drones, hydrogen-powered strato-platforms, robot blimps - even dalek-style flying dustbins. It has often seemed that everything that could possibly fly has been automated. But in …

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Anonymous Coward

what does it do

OK I get the robot flies around no pilot lands on the

ocean but what is it's role spy plane it's not fast enough

or quiet enough for that it's not big enough to carry much

I give up what is it for.

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Anonymous Coward

For me it looks like a remote controlled toy seaplane.

At least based on the photo... (it even has that cool retro look and feel)

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Anonymous Coward

"dalek-style flying dustbins"

Photos please - would be far more entertaining than my boring council-issue wheely bin. It would also solve the problem of leaving a bald spot on my front lawn, and exterminate any wildlife attempting to raid it...

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Anonymous Coward

"dalek-style flying dustbins"

Now I understand why you get differently coloured Daleks. Obviously they are colour-coded for plastics, glass, paper/cardboard, compostables and non-recyclable refuse. Putting the wrong waste in the wrong Dalek gets you visited by the Dalek Council, fined, named-'n-shamed and then exterminated.

TeeCee

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Anonymous Coward

Obvious!

Its to track fleeing sheep of course! Now there really is no escape...

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Anonymous Coward

pronunciation:

ASTRAEA is of course Australian for Australia

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